What have scientists learned in five years of studying cosmic rays with the Alpha Magnetic Spectrometer experiment?
Director of the CEBAF user facility Andrew Hutton’s love for accelerators started at age 17.
X-ray study at Berkeley Lab explores atomic structure of tiny traps for heavy metals.
12.09.16 Jefferson Lab researchers and Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility teams are using the Titan supercomputer to gain unprecedented insight into subatomic particle interactions after refining computer codes for quantum chromodynamic applications to run more efficiently and effectively, achieving speedups ranging from seven-to-tenfold.
12.09.16 Physicists Masaaki Yamada of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) and Ellen Zweibel of the University of Wisconsin-Madison have provided a major perspective on four key problems in magnetic reconnection that triggers explosive phenomena throughout the universe.
12.08.16 Researchers at the Center for Nanoscale Materials and the Advanced Photon Source, both U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science User Facilities at DOE’s Argonne National Laboratory, announced the use of machine learning tools to accurately predict the physical, chemical and mechanical properties of nanomaterials.
Berkeley Lab-led scientists illuminate protein as it splits water to create oxygen. Read More
Smart, tough teams help scientists get the best performance from supercomputers to provide the insights needed to understand how everything from clouds to supernovae works. Read More »
International team including Berkeley Lab researcher surprised by complex dynamics in model of quark-gluon plasma. Read More
Scientists at the MSU-DOE Plant Research Lab discuss how their work with microbes and plant interactions can be unpredictable and take them in unexpected directions – a journey of failures and successes.
A team led by a researcher at the University of Illinois at Chicago has used a special electron microscope with atomic-level resolution to show that certain large ions can hold the tunnels open so that the charge-carrying ions can enter and exit the electrode easily and quickly.
Researchers from Emory University and Scripps Research Institute used X-ray crystallography at the Advanced Photon Source at Argonne National Laboratory to further their study of how potential diabetes drugs interact with their target, the protein LRH-1.
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